Lawyer Pay

Business of Law

Susman Godfrey bonuses start at $40K for associates who have been at the firm at least a year

Celebrities

Dr. Dre hands out big bonuses to attorneys and staff at his longtime law firm

Lawyer Pay

On ‘a hiring tear,’ Kirkland reportedly pays $9M a year to high-profile lateral hire

Law Firms

Boies Schiller to pay as much as $350K to associates in end-of-year bonuses

Lawyer Pay

Davis Polk ups bonus ante for midlevel associates by $10K as more firms follow Simpson’s lead

Lawyer Pay

More firms, including Cravath, jump on BigLaw bonus bandwagon; Skadden says some will get $110K

Business of Law

More BigLaw firms match Simpson bonuses of $15K to $100K

Business of Law

Early announcement of big year-end bonuses stuns Simpson Thacher associates

Law Practice Management

Efficiency rather than billable hours will be used to evaluate associates at this large law firm

Lawyer Pay

Law schools dominate list of grad schools with highest-earning alumni; Santa Clara makes top 10

Partners

Former Holland Knight partner sues over alleged $1.5M underpayment

Lawyer Pay

Change in BigLaw ranks leads to shrinking prevalence of $160K starting pay

Careers

Did law grad make the wrong choice? Her $300K in education debt easily fails ROI calculation

Law Scribbler

After playing his ACES, GC Jeffrey Carr sits out a round

Government Law

Ex-judge likely headed to prison is expected to get pension of up to $150K annually

Trials & Litigation

Law firm sues ex-partner, says he billed client for $2.3M in fictional work

Lawyer Pay

Equity partner pay continues to grow, while nonequity pay is almost flat, survey says

Law By the Numb#rs

A lawyer’s value, hour by hour

Lawyer Pay

Foley partner who claimed bias because of lesser pay loses in 6th Circuit

Contracts

Diamond McCarthy files clawback suit against firm’s own ex-partner, over $1.4M Dreier trustee fee